Iraqi Troops Enter Nimrud, Town of Famed Ancient Ruins Near Mosul — TIME

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops entered a town south of Mosul on Sunday where Islamic State militants destroyed artefacts at a nearby ancient Assyrian archaeological site, while special forces fended off suicide bombers during a cautious advance into the northern city. The push into Nimrud was the most significant gain in several days for…

via Iraqi Troops Enter Nimrud, Town of Famed Ancient Ruins Near Mosul — TIME

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